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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-12-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By elistein
Got the car back after 3 weeks in the shop. The...

Got the car back after 3 weeks in the shop. The following two issues remain; could you guys tell me if anyone else has experienced them?

1) Extreme delay in Siri response (30+ seconds)...delay...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-05-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,074
Posted By elistein
Nope. Same issues with Samsung.

Nope. Same issues with Samsung.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-05-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By elistein
Yeah of course. They ran circles around me. A...

Yeah of course. They ran circles around me. A giant auto manufacturer + bank, against one consumer...that's a sucker bet... had to hire a lawyer; now they have to deal with the long arm of the law....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-04-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,074
Posted By elistein
No, the loaners worked fine. And "horrors" are...

No, the loaners worked fine. And "horrors" are not allowed when I'm paying $65K for a car. They need to deal with it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-04-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,074
Posted By elistein
I'd like to see how calm you would be when you...

I'd like to see how calm you would be when you buy a brand new $65K car and in the 1st 90 days, it spends 45 days at the shop, and it's currently held hostage at the shop (been over 2 weeks and BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-04-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,074
Posted By elistein
You're wrong; I hired the best Lemon lawyer in my...

You're wrong; I hired the best Lemon lawyer in my area and he's taking the case eagerly and vigorously.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-04-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,074
Posted By elistein
The lawsuit requires you to keep miles to the...

The lawsuit requires you to keep miles to the minimum to avoid a counter-claim of "mileage depreciation" from the manufacturer. So I did the right thing, as commended by my lawyer.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-04-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,074
Posted By elistein
No, this is a federal law. Research General...

No, this is a federal law. Research General Motors vs Lorraine Lowden Warranty Act, and Magnuson-Moss Act.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-11-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,074
Posted By elistein
The lawyer will get paid by the manufacturer.

The lawyer will get paid by the manufacturer.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-10-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,074
Posted By elistein
The car is registered in Ohio. I got it from a...

The car is registered in Ohio. I got it from a dealer in CT but Ohio is the jurisdiction. Just hired counsel, he is taking the case for free. He is confident that I will get compensated for this...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-10-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,074
Posted By elistein
It is actually a safety issue when your bluetooth...

It is actually a safety issue when your bluetooth stops working and you have to fumble with your phone or Siri stops working. The laws were developped a long time ago before any of the new tech and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-09-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,074
Posted By elistein
Lemon Law Question

Hi guys,
I am in the process of seeking counsel, but wanted to check for any precedents on here.
I have a 2016 435xi coupe that I got from Connecticut in September (I'm in Ohio). I drove it from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-29-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By elistein
Where is the TCB in 2016 435xi Coupé?

Hi guys,
I've been having issues with BMW ConnectedDrive and with audio, BT, and smartphone integration. After three visits to dealerships, the problem seems to be a lose connection from the factory...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-24-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,501
Posted By elistein
Wrong assumption :) I've been driving manuals for...

Wrong assumption :) I've been driving manuals for over 20yrs, and I'm actually trying to replicate it on shift paddles.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-23-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,501
Posted By elistein
Ok, so I'm concluding the following: 1) For...

Ok, so I'm concluding the following:
1) For heavy acceleration in manual mode, hold left paddle and kickdown; this will put u in lowest possible gear
2) For heavy breaking w/engine breaking help in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-22-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,501
Posted By elistein
I could do that, but what if I wanna downshift...

I could do that, but what if I wanna downshift for heavy engine breaking? Flooring it would pose a huge risk since I need my foot on the breaks at that exact same time.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-22-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,501
Posted By elistein
Guys, shoudn't the car know what appropriate...

Guys, shoudn't the car know what appropriate minimum gear to select when u pull and hold?!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-21-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,501
Posted By elistein
Bump

Bump
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By elistein
Would you mind posting a video?

Would you mind posting a video?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By elistein
What country are you in? And what kind of...

What country are you in? And what kind of smartphone do you have?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,501
Posted By elistein
And if any smarta$$ is going to say "buy a...

And if any smarta$$ is going to say "buy a manual", my response will be "I know, but it's not BJ-friendly" :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By elistein
Take picture of your parking location/number?

Take picture of your parking location/number?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,395
Posted By elistein
It does, but then how to show off my Rolex while...

It does, but then how to show off my Rolex while cruising down main street? :bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By elistein
This:

This:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,501
Posted By elistein
Shift Paddle Problem

The owner's manual of my 2016 435xi coupe says the following on page 73:

The shift paddles on the steering wheel allow you to shift gears quickly while keeping both hands on the steering wheel....
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